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The test, called Neurome, is available from Athena, Quest Diagnostics' genetic testing business for neurological disorders, and is performed by Personalis.

The company has raised a total of $75 million in venture capital to date.

This article was originally published Oct. 23.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Personalis and the Garvan Institute of Medical Research said today that they have partnered to provide commercial human whole-genome sequencing, analysis, and interpretation services to researchers and clinicians worldwide.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Personalis has received accreditation from the College of American Pathologists for its clinical lab in Menlo Park, Calif., the genetic analysis company said today.

The Inova Translational Medicine Institute has been exploring the diagnostic use of whole-genome sequencing in newborns with unexplained syndromes in a research setting and plans to transition to a clinical diagnostic test by the end of this year.

This article has been updated to reflect the increased size of a study by Inova.

Personalis has hired Deanna Church to the position of senior director of genomics and content.

Kevin Shianna has left the New York Genome Center, where he was most recently deputy scientific director of sequencing operations.

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